Yale New Haven Hospital

Department of Laboratory Medicine
Test Directory

[ Test Name Index ]

[ Home & References ]

Actinomyces culture

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB2376

 

Methodology: 

Standard culture procedure

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

10 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: No minimum volume indicated. Collect Sterile container, Culturette swab, Eswab
Sterile Swab also acceptable.
Pus, sulfur granules, tissue.
Specify on requisition if Actinomyces is suspected
Transport: Sample should arrive within 2 hours of collection.

 

Reference Interval: 

No Growth

CPT Code(s): 

87075

Last Changed: 

12/09/2016 15:12:39

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 11:47:59 AM